Inside the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner — PICTURES

April 28, 2012, 5:20 p.m.

The an­nu­al White House Cor­res­pond­ents’ As­so­ci­ation din­ner, of­ten re­ferred to as the “nerd prom,” is a polit­ic­al and so­cial high­light of the year in Wash­ing­ton for journ­al­ists, gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials, and celebrit­ies. Take a look be­low at some of the im­ages from the 2012 in­stall­ment of the din­ner, held Sat­urday night.